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 for Jigger mast
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jigger \Jig"ger\, n. [See Jig, n. & v.]
     1. One who, or that which, jigs; specifically, a miner who
        sorts or cleans ore by the process of jigging; also, the
        sieve used in jigging.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Pottery)
        (a) A horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which
            earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's
            wheel.
        (b) A template or tool by which vessels are shaped on a
            potter's wheel.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Naut.)
        (a) A light tackle, consisting of a double and single
            block and the fall, used for various purposes, as to
            increase the purchase on a topsail sheet in hauling it
            home; the watch tackle. --Totten.
        (b) A small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl. [New Eng.]
        (c) A supplementary sail. See Dandy, n., 2
        (b) .
            [1913 Webster]
  
     4. A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining
        leather; same as Jack, 4
        (i) .
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     5. A small glass or measuring vessel holding 11/2 ounces (45
        ml), used mostly for measuring liquor or drinking whiskey;
        also, the quantity of liquid held in a jigger.
        [PJC]
  
     6. A thingamajig. [Colloq.]
        [PJC]
  
     Jigger mast. (Naut.)
        (a) The after mast of a four-masted vessel.
        (b) The small mast set at the stern of a yawl-rigged boat.
            [1913 Webster]

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